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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Discharge of fireworks within the city of Bremerton

Although firework stands may sell fireworks on June 28, they are not allowed to be legally discharged until July 4 during the hours of 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. 

If you would like to report fireworks that are being discharged outside of the legal times, p...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Parks & Recreation Summer Activity Guide

Want to know what is happening in Bremerton? Check out the Parks & Recreation Activity Guide for complete details on all the great programs and activities offered by Bremerton Parks & Recreation.

Summer Activity Guide (PDF) Public Notices
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Bremerton Police Department Press Release

Fatal Collision on Kitsap Way at Highway 3

On June 25, 2019, a woman in her mid-50’s was traveling alone in her vehicle, westbound on Kitsap Way, approaching Highway 3, when she lost control of her vehicle and struck two other vehicles traveling ...

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Bremerton Police Department Press Releases Public Notices
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Evergreen Park Boat Launch & Parking Lot Closure

The City of Bremerton Parks and Recreation Department is announcing the closure of the Evergreen Rotary Park boat launch and parking lots:

BEGINNINGFRIDAY, JUNE 28TH AT 11:00 PMREMAIN CLOSED ALL DAYSATURDAY, JUNE 29THREOPENSUNDAY, JUNE 30TH AT 2:00 AM

For t...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Director of Financial Services

The City of Bremerton seeks applicants for the Director of Financial Services position.

The Finance Director directs, plans, organizes, evaluates and supervises the City’s administrative and financial support functions of the following four divisions: &...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Let Kitsap County Know That Bremerton Families Matter 

Over the past few months, the City of Bremerton has requested several times that Kitsap County amend its regulations regarding housing for Sexually Violent Predators (SVPs) in our community. U...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Host a Japanese Student

Kitsap County families! Experience an appreciation for a new culture and gain lifelong friendships without leaving home! We are in need of three families to host three teenage Japanese students from Kure, Japan - Bremerton's Sister City. The students will...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 27, 2019

National Child Heatstroke Prevention

National Child Heatstroke Prevention campaign starts May 27, 2019. Heatstroke is the leading cause of vehicular not-in-traffic non-crash-related deaths for children under 14. In fact, each year, an average of 38 children have died from heatstroke since 19...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Urban Forest Management Grant

The Parks and Recreation Department has just completed Forest Management Plans for six forested parks and established an electronic Park Tree inventory database to assist with monitoring, documentation and evaluation in the field. This project was funded ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Call to Artists

Washington Avenue Outdoor Art Gallery

The City of Bremerton is accepting submissions for an outdoor gallery wall that will be created on the Washington Avenue retaining wall. This is a high traffic corridor that connects our Arts District downtown to the M...

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Call to Artists (PDF) Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Parks & Recreation Spring Activity Guide

Want to know what is happening in Bremerton? Check out the Parks & Recreation Activity Guide for complete details on all the great programs and activities offered by Bremerton Parks & Recreation.

Spring Activity Guide (PDF) Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Mayor's Youth Leadership Award

Mayor Greg Wheeler Selects Haley Michaelson for 2019 Mayor’s Youth Leadership Award

Mayor Greg Wheeler is proud to announce the selection of Haley Michaelson as the recipient of the first Mayor’s Youth Leadership Award and a $250 scholarship.

Michaelson cur...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Bremerton's First Poet Laureate

Mayor Greg Wheeler Selects Tia Hudson as City of Bremerton’s First Poet Laureate

In recognition of Poetry Month in April, Mayor Greg Wheeler announced the selection of Tia Hudson as the City of Bremerton’s first Poet Laureate at the Wednesday, April 3 City...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Integrated Vegetation Management

The City of Bremerton will be hand-applying a diluted solution of the herbicide Glyphosate to city arterial street sidewalks beginning this spring, depending on weather. This application will be performed under the direction of licensed applicators to con...

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Integrated Vegetation Management Plan (PDF) Public Notices
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Today, Our Neighborhoods are at Risk of Having Housing for Sexually Violent Predators Due to Kitsap County Decisions

Kitsap County has adopted regulations that make it legal today to locate new group housing for violent sexual offenders in several Bremerto...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Parking Changes Update

Get ready, Bremerton. Construction is starting on Marina Square, a private development on the city’s waterfront, that will create temporary changes to parking in downtown. On March 22, 2019, the City will lose 30 public spaces in the Washington ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Water Main Flushing

Water Main Flushing

Utility crews will start flushing water mains (East side only), Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm for the next 8 to 12 weeks, starting Monday, March 18, 2019.

Our work crews will be posting signs in advance for neighborhoods to be flushed. Pl...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Keep Our Neighborhoods Safe

Citizens – Kitsap County is seeking public comment on a proposal to locate housing for Level III Sexually Violent Predators in neighborhoods very close to Bremerton and other sections of the county. The City of Bremert...

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Down Payment Assistance Program

The City of Bremerton, in partnership with Community Frameworks, presents the Bremerton Homeownership Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program. The program is designed to provide deferred payment, low-interest subordinate loans that make home buying affordab...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Please visit Mayor Wheeler's webpage to view his 2019 Initiatives.

Public Notices
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Quincy Square on 4th Project

The City of Bremerton is proud to announce the area on 4th Street between Pacific and Washington Avenue will be officially renamed Quincy Square on 4th. 

Mayor Greg Wheeler received a letter by Fed Ex today (Tuesday, January 22) from Quincy Jones ...

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Quincy Jones Letter (PDF) Public Notices
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Mayor's Youth Leadership Award

The City of Bremerton is proud to announce the new Mayor’s Youth Leadership Award. This award is an opportunity to recognize exceptional youth in our community. One Bremerton student will be selected for the award and will be nominated for the s...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Free Parking after 5 in Downtown

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in downtown Bremerton. The City’s on-street parking in the downtown core offers free parking after 5 p.m. and the City has expanded to offering free parking in the Washington Garage at 405 Washington Avenue from 5 p....

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 8, 2019

2019 Annual Budget

The city is offering the 2019 Annual Budget in both separate parts and as one document. To download these files please follow the link below.

2019 Annual Budget Public Notices
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Message from Mayor Wheeler

Please visit Mayor Wheeler's webpage to view his Diversity Statement and 2019 Initiatives.

Public Notices
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Happy Thanksgiving

Adoption of the 2019 City Budget

I want to wish our community a Happy Thanksgiving. I have a lot to be thankful for this year. One year ago you elected me to be your next Mayor, and in January of this year I began implementing the goals and priorities that...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Greg Wheeler

2019 Budget is Available for Public Review & Comment

I am pleased to submit for your consideration the City’s 2019 Proposed Annual Budget. This budget prioritizes resources for many of the key initiatives from my campaign last year while also focusing ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton is Safe

My proposed budget for 2019 is nearly ready for public review and comment and adoption by the City Council. Over the past several weeks I’ve been providing highlights of the programs that are included in my budget. The initiatives that I’...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Possible Telephone Scam

The Bremerton Fire Department is issuing this advisory to warn city residents of a possible telephone scam. The caller is seeking “donations” for the Bremerton Fire Department. The Bremerton Fire Department DOES NOT conduct any solicit...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton is Beautiful

Each week I have been sharing with you the initiatives that are included in my 2019 proposed budget so that you can see what I’m doing to accomplish the direction you have given me as your mayor. So far, I’ve highlighted my proposal ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton Accelerates Phase Out of B&O Tax 

Last week I shared with you my first initiative that is included in my proposed budget for 2019 – increased support for affordable housing (see that message here). This week I am pleased to share wit...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Budget Message from Mayor Wheeler

Bremerton Fosters Affordable & Quality Housing For Our Citizens

This time last year I was walking door to door talking with each of you about your thoughts about the City and you shared with me what your concerns and priorities are for our community. T...

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Public Notices